What is pull a face?

  • (verb): Contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state.
    Synonyms: grimace, make a face

Famous quotes containing the words pull a, face and/or pull:

    ...I remembered the rose bush that had reached a thorny branch out through the ragged fence, and caught my dress, detaining me when I would have passed on. And again the symbolism of it all came over me. These memories and visions of the poor—they were the clutch of the thorns. Social workers have all felt it. It holds them to their work, because the thorns curve backward, and one cannot pull away.
    Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933)

    From time to time there appear on the face of the earth men of rare and consummate excellence, who dazzle us by their virtue, and whose outstanding qualities shed a stupendous light. Like those extraordinary stars of whose origins we are ignorant, and of whose fate, once they have vanished, we know even less, such men have neither forebears nor descendants: they are the whole of their race.
    —Jean De La Bruy√®re (1645–1696)

    Love your neighbour, yet pull not down your hedge.
    British proverb, George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum (1651)